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Governors Inn Hotel
Ranked #14 of 82 Hotels in Sacramento
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Everything a hotel can be. Clear customer centered communications. Great rooms and facility.
Engineered and managed for the customer. Stayed an extra night. Loved the very available luggage carts. Parking even had shade.

Room Tip: I wouldn't worry about room selection at this hotel.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Governors Inn H, Guest Relations Manager at Governors Inn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2012

We are so glad you were delighted with your stay! Your comments have made our day. Thank you for sharing on Trip Advisor and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed July 24, 2012

As a frequent traveler to the Sacramento area, I have seen this hotel advertised many times. For some reason, I avoided booking it. I got on Hotwire and was booked into the hotel by their blind booking. I am so glad!

The hotel is great! The room was very large, with a comfortable bed, well done decor, and the service was great, too. One nice difference was a ceiling fan that really helped to keep us cool all night.

I am making this my default hotel for my trips to Sacramento!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
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Governors Inn H, Public Relations Manager at Governors Inn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2012

Thank you for your very kind review on Trip Advisor. We also enjoy surprising guests who have not stayed with us before how wonderful our hotel is both on the inside and outside. Our staff works very hard to keep our hotel very comfortable and clean. We are glad you liked the fan. They do help in the summer months.

Look forward to seeing you soon.

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Reviewed July 23, 2012

We had to find a place at the last minute when our conference hotel downtown lost our reservation. We found an excellent rate for a week long stay at about 20% of downtown hotel quotes. It is a little outside of downtown but the green Line light rail opened in June 2012 with the terminus 4 blocks east.

Hotel is recently renovated, clean, and comfortable. Staff was always pleasant and helpful. Has an outdoor pool and spa. Breakfast was the basic, no eggs or meat, but typical for the price.

Just to avoid surprises, there are homeless in the area. the hotel does a good job of keeping them off premises. The only restaurant is McD's next door that may have some homeless around. Shuttle drive said Denny's is opening up across the street.

We would stay here again if we were traveling to Sacramento.

Room Tip: East side rooms may have too much light from the sun in the morning. Shutters rather than shades do...
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Governors Inn H, Public Relations Manager at Governors Inn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2012

Thank you so much for your review and glad you found our hotel to meet your needs. Our area is going through a wonderful renovation with new landscaping, more street lights, and a new light rail station just a few blocks away. The Sacramento Police Department's north area offices, California Highway Patrol headquarters and the California State Lottery are all located within minutes of our hotel. We are also excited by the new Denny's opening up across the street. We offer great value at the Governors Inn Hotel. With free parking, you are saving upwards of $24 a night in parking fees.

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

We used this hotel before catching a flight to end our vacation throughout northern California. The front desk was friendly and let us pick the floor of our room. (there are three floors only) The staff was friendly the whole time. The room was clean and spacious. The beds were comfortable but the pillows were small. The bathroom was a little wierd because the sink is in the room and the toilet and shower are separate. I would have preferred a totally separate bathroom. Our room smelled a little like Italian food when we walked in.

Breakfast was ok. Fresh waffles but the coffee was terrible. I'd say for the price we paid we got our money's worth. I prefer to stay in more luxurious hotels but we just didn't feel we should spend the money just to have a place to sleep. I would stay here again though.

The other pluses were free wifi, coke and snack machine in the lobby, and fitness center. The cons are location; next to noisy freeway, not in downtown.

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Governors Inn H, Guest Relations Manager at Governors Inn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2012

Thank you for staying with us and mentioning how friendly our staff is. They work really hard to provide our guests with great service. We are sorry about how your room smelled when you first walked in. Our housekeeping staff does a first rate job in cleaning rooms and I have passed along your comments to them. We are also sorry about the coffee. We only use Seattle's Best Coffee and have received numerous compliments. It may have just been a bad batch.

We value your comments as we are always striving to ensure each and every one of our guests has a great stay with us. Your feedback helps us improve our service. Thank you!

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Reviewed July 5, 2012

The Governor's Inn continues to provide a clean, comfortable stay in Sacramento--at very affordable prices. Just minutes from downtown, the Governor's Inn provides a cost-effective alternative to the major hotels. Consistently clean, very nice staff.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled on business
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Governors Inn H, Guest Relations Manager at Governors Inn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2012

Thank you very much for your candid review of our hotel. We so much appreciate you and all of our guests who choose to stay at the Governors inn Hotel.

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Found Governors Inn on a whim one night while in Sacramento. Came into town, had a great dinner at the Delta King in old Sacramento (very close to hotel), enjoyed a few drinks at The Back Door bar then realized it was too late to be driving home. The staff at Governors Inn were very polite (forgot his name, middle eastern guy):) he checked us in pretty quickly. The hotel was very clean, the room was great, nice linens and towels. Didn't get to have the breakfast since we opted to sleep in! We've stayed here 2 more times and every time it's great! I mentioned this to the front desk lady, She said "oh, you can right a review" . I'm not sure if her name was Lea, but the 2nd time we stayed, Lea was very friendly and helpful even thought I called her several times with questions! The area is going thru some construction but all for improvements, but hey...you're in Downtown Sacramento! Also, the tissue and toilet paper were fine!!! Pros outweighs the cons! We will definetly be back!

Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

We are so glad that you found everything to be great! And we are so appreciative of you reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We have a very hard working team of talented people who care about our guests.

At the Governors Inn Hotel, we deliver a great value to each and every one of our guests including comfortable rooms, free internet, free parking and complimentary continental breakfast all an excellent value.

Thank you for your great review and look forward to having you stay with us again!

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Reviewed June 30, 2012

We stayed at this hotel only for one night but everything was really perfect.
The room was very clean, they had a nice shower (no curtain - glass door - which I prefer!).
The pool is not very big but ok. Breakfast is perfect (coffee, orange juice, cereals, milk, toast, bagels, muffins...) and the breakfast lady too :-).
Wifi worked fine, we had a fridge in our room and it is about 5 min to the State Capitol.
Would definitely go there again!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Thank you for your PERFECT review! We know that the hospitality business is all about people and our staff team works really hard to give each and every one of our guest a great experience. We are so glad that you found our hotel a great place to stay.

Thank you :)

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Additional Information about Governors Inn Hotel

Address: 210 Richards Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0236
Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Sacramento
#14 Family Hotel in Sacramento
#14 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento
#22 Business Hotel in Sacramento
Price Range: $122 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Governors Inn Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 133
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come see our new guest suites, beautiful new lobby decor and spacious breakfast area! The Governors Inn Hotel, a Sacramento Hotel, has just completed phase one and two of a million dollar property renovation. We are thrilled with the beauty and comfort of our complete make over of our guest rooms. You will completely be relaxed and ready for your day after spending a night with us. The beautiful and sparkling lobby area is comfortable for meetings or just relaxing after a busy day. ... more   less 
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